Bruce Kenneth Stahl, 52, Spring Hill, Kansas passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Olathe Medical Center, Olathe, Kansas. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, Kansas 66083 (913-592-2244). Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019, Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Wea, 22779 Metcalf Road, Bucyrus, Kansas. Burial at the Queen of the Holy Rosary Cemetery Wea, Bucyrus, Kansas. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hoeger House, Olathe, Kansas. Condolences may be left at brucefuneralhome.com
Bruce was born December 24, 1966 in Merriam, Kansas to George Herman and Marilyn Kay (Champion) Stahl. Bruce grew up in rural Spring Hill, Kansas and graduated from Spring Hill High School. Bruce owned and operated Bruce Stahl Excavating Company, Spring Hill, Kansas. Bruce gained a love for dirt work, heavy equipment and tractors from working beside his father throughout his life. Bruce had a talent for welding and fabrication, creating many projects including custom smokers, furniture, and trailers. He enjoyed traveling on his Harley Motorcycle. Riding ATVs at Cloud 9 Ranch in Missouri was a favorite pastime for Bruce. In his spare time, Bruce enjoyed hunting deer.
Bruce was preceded in death by his father Herman in 2015. Bruce is survived by his daughter Shelby Stahl, Baldwin City, Kansas; mother Marilyn Stahl, Olathe, Kansas; siblings Becky (Todd) King, Spring Hill, Kansas and Brent (Jackie) Stahl, Overland Park, Kansas; fiancé Stacy Miller, Spring Hill, Kansas; nephews and nieces: Nathan, Amanda, Sam, Adam, Gillien, Nick, Hannah and Caroline; and extended family and many friends.